Arthur John Arberry, as Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo University, acquired a firsthand knowledge of literary and social conditions in the Islamic. Results 1 – 12 of 27 The Doctrine of The Sufis: Kitab al-Ta’arruf li-Madhhab Ahl al-Tasawwuf. Jun 7, by Abu Bakr Al-Kalabadhi and Arthur John Arberry. ARTHUR JOHN ARBERRY. The death of Professor Arthur John Arberry at his home in Cambridge on. 2 October , at the age of 64, after a long-drawn-out.

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Religion in the Middle East: In he was appointed Professor of Arabic at Cambridge University. December 15, Last Updated: Views Read Edit View history. During the war he was a Postal Censor in Liverpool [ citation needed ] and was then seconded to the Ministry of InformationLondon which was housed in the newly constructed Senate House of the Iohn of London.

Personal Names Arberry Arthur John orientalist. Omar Khayyam and FitzGeraldLondon, J Arberry Book 31 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Antologi af digte af klassiske, persiske digtere.

He specialized in Sufi studies, but is also known for his excellent translation of the Koran. Arberry, are the most comprehensive and reliable translations available. August 11, Arthurr article is available in print. As a young man he devoted himself to the study of poetry and theology, and also became learned in mystic philosophy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

His complete bibliography shows a total of some ninety books that he wrote, translated, or atrhur, a similar number of scholarly articles, and many reviews and other short contributions. Classical Persian LiteratureLondon, Religion in the Middle Easted.


A.J. Arberry biography and a review of his work

The Doctrine of the Sufistr. Topic select a topic In he was appointed to the Sir Thomas Adams professorship of Arabic at Cambridge, where he remained until his death on 2 October Islam Todayed. The Cambridge School of ArabicCambridge, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

J Arberry Book 59 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide It is generally accepted that the Middle East witnessed the ancient rise of monotheism and its dissemination.

These four hundred poems, selected and annotated by renowned Rumi scholar A. Beatty Sir Alfred Chester Knight, metallurgist and art collector. J Arberry Book 76 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member arthuf worldwide.

Arberry, A. J. (Arthur John) [WorldCat Identities]

Shiraz; Persian city of saints and poets by A. His interpretation of Muhammad Iqbal ‘s writings, edited by Badiozzaman Aethuris similarly distinguished. J Arberry Book 27 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Originally published inthis is an introductory book for university students of Arabic literature.

The Legacy of Persiaed. Inhis war work finished, he was appointed to succeed V.

Arberry, A. J. (Arthur John) 1905-1969

The soul of Rumi: It begins with a substantial introduction in English by Professor Arberry on the development, nature, forms and rhythms of Arabic poetry. The Koran InterpretedLondon, The Spiritual Physic of Rhazestr. Archive Record Table of contents. Since its first publication inProfessor A.

The collection includes two catalogues relating to A. Arthur John Arberry was a British orientalist, scholar, translator, editor, and author who wrote, translated, or edited about 90 books on Persian- and Arab-language subjects.

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The Romance of the RubaiyatLondon, Retrieved August 11, Nicholson and other noted scholars. Most widely held works about A.


Sufism, an account of the mystics of Islam by A. Retrieved from ” https: The main body of the book is an anthology of Arabic poems in the original, from the sixth century onwards, giving examples of the work of some thirty of the greatest Arab poets. After graduation and a study year in Cairo, during which time he also visited Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria, he was appointed head of the classics department at Cairo University inbut returned to London in as assistant librarian at the India Office.

Project Page Feedback Known Problems. An autobiography is a. His most outstanding work was the English translation of the Koran, which superseded all previous efforts in arberrt field.

Biographical notes on the poets are placed at the end of the book.

This man was accused of being a heretic and had to defend himself by writing an explanation that his statements were srthur and that the accusers were not properly informed regarding the topic. The translations, a considerable part of which has not been published hitherto, are all the work of a single scholar and represent the gleanings of more than thirty years of assiduous reading.

J Joohn Book 29 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide A collection of biographical essays focusing on six scholars – Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Arthur Arberry in E. Arthru Tales from the Masnavitr.

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